Sources are revealing to Life & Style exclusively that Mariah, 48, and French (real name: Karim Kharbouch) enjoyed a flirty night together following their recording session. “Mariah was all over French,” says a source. “She sat on his lap, and at one point they even kissed!” The 32-year-old rapper, the insider explains, “was loving all the attention.”
Although it appears the “We Belong Together” singer is back with Bryan Tanaka, 34, she was not ashamed of her PDA with Khloé Kardashian‘s ex. “They left the studio together,” adds the source. “They definitely weren’t trying to hide anything.”
Mariah has been on and off with the backup dancer since her split from ex-fiancé James Packer in 2016. Of her new relationship with the much younger Bryan, Mariah has been very coy. “I’m just going to be like ‘I really don’t talk about my personal life.’ Because that’s what I used to do and it really worked for a minute, back, a while ago,” Mariah told the Associated Press. “I just don’t feel comfortable talking about my personal life … Me and my boyfriend don’t want to do that.”
However, Bryan has no problem gushing about his relationship with the diva. “Something connected with us back in the day and there was just a mutual admiration,” he told E!. “She saw something in me that I actually didn’t recognize at first, from that it was over. It was set in history that we were gonna be connected some way, some how.”
As for French, 32, he only has nice things to say about his ex, Khloé. ‘We got a special kind of relationship. That’s one of my best friends,” he told People. “We’re gonna be friends forever, me and Khloé.”
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